Art 5 for Young Catholics: The Rosary in Art (Hardcover) - Now with the Luminous Mysteries! Art appreciation book by Seton Press. This is a book written to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the Catholic principles that went into the techniques of religious art. The theme of the book is the "Mysteries of the Rosary," as beautifully depicted by the world's greatest artists. In a showcase of fine art, the student will be exposed to the development of style from Greek to Baroque to Florentine, and other classical schools. Description of technique, scene, and color accompanies each picture, with a special emphasis on religious symbolism. Some contain brief yet profound meditations. A feast for the eyes and the soul! Glossy pages. Contains an appendix of short biographies about the artists, and an index of terms. Full color. 2006 copyright. 8.5 x 11 inches. Soft cover. 145 pp.
ART 7 for Young Catholics (Softcover Only) - Art appreciation book from Seton Press. Selections of painstakingly accurate New Testament scenes by James Tissot, a renowned Victorian artist. Inspired by the visions of Bl. Anne Catherine Emmerich (Mel Gibson's inspiration for The Passion of Christ), each picture accompanied by commentary and meditations written by the Catholic artist. Seton has selected the best of both his Old and New Testament renditions to introduce his fine art to a new generation. Parents, as well as students, will enjoy this book! Over 100 full color images of religious paintings. 2008 copyright. 8.5 x 11 inches. Soft cover. 109 pp.
ART THROUGH FAITH (Hardcover) - A most beautiful art appreciation book from Seton Press, and one of our most popular items! Full color reproductions of Christianity's greatest religious art with insightful comments to point out religious meaning. The junior high student is introduced to the work of 78 different artists in this truly unique collection that could easily serve as a "coffee table book." You will want to buy additional copies for your friends and family. Includes such artists as:
Fra Angelico Bellini and Botticelli Leonardo Da Vinci Michelangelo, Raphael and the Renaissance Painters Rubens The Pre-Raphaelites
Printed on glossy, high quality enamel paper for the best possible reproduction. Includes artist biographies, glossary and index. 2009 copyright. Durable and classy 'leatherette' Hard cover. 236 pp.
This set is also available as the Art Appreciation Set with Softcovers which comes with Softcover The Rosary in Art , Softcover Art 7, and Softcover Art Through Faith